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U.S. investors biggest scaredy-cats in the world
CNBC ^

Posted on 03/01/2014 6:06:20 AM PST by Red in Blue PA

Despite optimism that U.S. stocks will be among the best performers this year, American investors are still running scared.

A new survey from Schroders, a multinational investing firm that manages $415 billion for clients, shows U.S. investors ranking at the bottom of 25 countries in terms of confidence, with just 37 percent showing a positive view.

That contrasts with the general tone of the report, which shows global investors anticipating a strong year particularly on the equity side. Investors are most confident in India (90 percent), Thailand (83 percent) and Indonesia and Japan (76 percent each).

Contrasting with the gloomy attitudes of Americans, other countries expect to find better returns in U.S. stocks than any other region except Asia-Pacific. Western Europe is No. 3.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnbc.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: economy; investing; stockmarket
Likely because the people have ZERO FAITH in this administration.

But they could never put that in print, could they?

1 posted on 03/01/2014 6:06:20 AM PST by Red in Blue PA
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To: Red in Blue PA

Investors’ fault!!


2 posted on 03/01/2014 6:09:17 AM PST by mykroar (We fight, get beat, rise, and fight again. - Nathanael Greene)
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To: Red in Blue PA

CNBC banging the drums for their boss, Obama, again. Who trusts a bunch of Marxists with their money? They can’t blame this non-recovery on the feckless leadership of the Democrats, of course, so they blame investors.

The economy certainly won’t improve when consumers have to pay as much for health care as they do for their mortgages.


3 posted on 03/01/2014 6:09:50 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: Red in Blue PA

Impending communism has that effect on investors...


4 posted on 03/01/2014 6:15:26 AM PST by ArtDodger
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To: Red in Blue PA

EXACTLY! You nailed it.

If the economy is so good then why has the Fed been propping it up for so many years? Investors also know that if any kind of economic shock were to suddenly occur, the Fed will have few options left to ameliorate the crisis.

CNBC is carrying water for the administration, as usual. Serious investors don’t watch that network.


5 posted on 03/01/2014 6:22:19 AM PST by Starboard
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To: txrefugee

CNBC banging the drums for their boss, Obama, again.

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Well put. The imagery is right on. And good post overall.


6 posted on 03/01/2014 6:25:18 AM PST by Starboard
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To: Red in Blue PA
A new survey from Schroders...shows U.S. investors ranking at the bottom of 25 countries in terms of confidence, with just 37 percent showing a positive view.

It couldn't be because investors, unlike politicians, are using their money and must deal with reality?! This little tidbit of information tells me more about our economy than all of the government's faux statistics and the news media's happy babble.

7 posted on 03/01/2014 6:28:06 AM PST by DakotaGator (Weep for the lost Republic! And keep your powder dry!!)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Au contraire mes ami. I have a lot of faith in the current administration.

Printing money around the clock, deficit spending year after year, what they can't steal from me through taxation they are stealing from me through the coming inflation.

Quoting Lenin: The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.

It seems these bastards in Washington AND in your Reps local district office learned at least some things.

When I pulled the plug on my career I had enough money in the 401K for the future. That is no longer the case, but with the constant changes to Medicare I may not have to worry about it.

8 posted on 03/01/2014 6:37:03 AM PST by North Coast Conservative (God created man, Sam Colt made them equal)
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To: Starboard

CNBC’s typical day’s topics.

Let’s see what Facebook is doing.

Let’s see what Apple is doing.

Let’s see what Tesla is doing.

Let’s see what Facebook is doing.

Let’s see what Apple is doing.

Let’s see what Tesla is doing.

Let’s see what Facebook is doing.

Let’s see what Apple is doing.

Let’s see what Tesla is doing.

Let’s see what Facebook is doing.

Let’s see what Apple is doing.

Let’s see what Tesla is doing.

Let’s see what Facebook is doing.

Let’s see what Apple is doing.

Let’s see what Tesla is doing.

Let’s see what Facebook is doing.

Let’s see what Apple is doing.

Let’s see what Tesla is doing.

It is a joke of a business channel.


9 posted on 03/01/2014 6:38:52 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Likely because the people have ZERO FAITH in this administration.

Agreed.

But they could never put that in print, could they?

CNBC just did. They wrote:

"Neener, neener, NEENER" /s

10 posted on 03/01/2014 6:46:37 AM PST by logi_cal869
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No, CNBC is blaming the investors instead of this admin.


11 posted on 03/01/2014 6:50:17 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Red in Blue PA

American “Scaredy-cats”

Is that a phychology term, or an economics term?


12 posted on 03/01/2014 7:07:02 AM PST by mgist (.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

CNBC is encouraging herding behavior, which smart investors avoid. Buying because lots of people are doing it, is a ticket to the poor house.

One should buy only if they understand the characteristics, risks, and suitability of what they’re buying, and after performing their own due diligence. To suggest otherwise, as CNBC is doing here, is “advice” that is potentially harmful to the few viewers they still have. Its irresponsible.


13 posted on 03/01/2014 7:12:46 AM PST by Starboard
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To: mgist

Is that a phychology term, or an economics term?

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Its dumbed down, infantile liberal babble.


14 posted on 03/01/2014 7:14:01 AM PST by Starboard
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To: Red in Blue PA

The S&P bumping up against resistance at a record top with low volume in this economic disaster of an economy - what’s to be nervous about?


15 posted on 03/01/2014 7:17:46 AM PST by shove_it (long ago Orwell and Rand warned us of Obama’s America)
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No, CNBC is blaming the investors instead of this admin.

My comment was sarcasm. Of course you're right.

mgist pretty much sums it up:

Is that a phychology term, or an economics term?

Blame them & mock them at the same time rather than giving us a reason to participate in a fixed game...

16 posted on 03/01/2014 7:35:57 AM PST by logi_cal869
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To: Red in Blue PA

The failure of our Five Year Plan is all the fault of the kulaks... and capitalist wreckers... and greedy petit bourgeoisie... and fascist hooligans... and foreign spies... and imperialist sympathizers... and bad weather... and ....


17 posted on 03/01/2014 7:45:39 AM PST by Gritty (Inside every liberal is a totalitarian screaming to get out! - David Horowitz)
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They’re trying to draw in suckers...


18 posted on 03/01/2014 8:17:03 AM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Likely because the people have ZERO FAITH in this administration.

But they could never put that in print, could they?

The exact truth. Nothing else needs to be said.

19 posted on 03/01/2014 8:49:21 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: txrefugee

Bingo, and you can add CNN, ABC and any other left wing mediot outlet:

“CNBC banging the drums for their boss, Obama, again. Who trusts a bunch of Marxists with their money? They can’t blame this non-recovery on the feckless leadership of the Democrats, of course, so they blame investors.”

“The economy certainly won’t improve when consumers have to pay as much for health care as they do for their mortgages.”


20 posted on 03/01/2014 9:40:27 AM PST by Grampa Dave ( Obozo Care is a Trinity of Lies! Obozo Care is probably a serious Black Swan event.)
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